Motorists faced major delays on the M25 in Kent during the morning rush-hour after a pedestrian died on the motorway.The male pedestrian, believed to be from Kent, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
The clockwise carriageway of the motorway between junctions 3 and 4 is likely to remain closed until later this morning.
A Kent Police spokesman said: "Emergency services are at the scene of the collision which is reported to have involved a lorry and a pedestrian.
"A diversion is in place but drivers are warned to expect delays."
Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to call Pc Jamie Woodhams at Kent Police on 01622 798538.